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Genetics of Oxidative Stress in Obesity

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Genetics of Oxidative Stress in Obesity
Obesity is a multifactorial disease characterized by the excessive accumulation of fat in adipose tissue and peripheral organs. Its derived metabolic complications are mediated by the associated oxidative stress, inflammation and hypoxia. Oxidative stress is due to the excessive production of reactive oxygen species or diminished antioxidant defenses. Genetic variants, such as single nucleotide polymorphisms in antioxidant defense system genes, could alter the efficacy of these enzymes and, ulti...
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Inflammation, not telomere length, predicts healthy longevity of centenarians
Scientists have cracked the secret of why some people live a healthy and physically independent life over the age of 100.
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